Tag: listeriosis

Making safe food choices during pregnancy

Making safe food choices during pregnancy

By Chrystal Okonta, USDA Happy National Nutrition Month! Every mom wants to make healthy food choices for themselves and their children. But are yo ...
Cooking out this weekend?

Cooking out this weekend?

Long holiday weekends are prime time for cookouts and family gatherings. And there’s one activity that can always bring people together – eating! Whet ...
Prevent infections by preventing foodborne illnesses

Prevent infections by preventing foodborne illnesses

At one time or another in our lives, we've probably all experienced the very unpleasant symptoms of food poisoning. Usually within a day, you bounce b ...
Holiday foods and pregnancy don’t always mix

Holiday foods and pregnancy don’t always mix

This time of year is often filled with family dinners, holiday parties and gatherings full of delicious food and lots of drinks. If you’re pregnant or ...
Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

Memorial Day Weekend = picnics and parties

The long weekend is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’ve been planning a gathering in the backyard for friends and family. This is th ...

Ice cream and listeria

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream® is recalling all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets and ice cream sandwiches because the products may have listeria ...
Memorial Day weekend food safety

Memorial Day weekend food safety

Memorial Day weekend is here and it is the unofficial start of summer--hooray! This weekend many of us will be going to cook-outs. Although these can ...

Recall of foods due to possible listeria contamination

Concern of possible listeria contamination is prompting grocery stores in 25 states to pull refrigerated foods from their shelves. Listeriosis is a ki ...

Listeriosis – serious food poisoning

Listeriosis, a kind of food poisoning caused by harmful germs in something you eat or drink, is especially serious when you’re pregnant. It can cause ...